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Thresher sharks are large lamniform sharks of the family Alopiidae found in all temperate and tropical oceans of the world; the family contains four species, ...


The clever thresher sharks use their unique long tails to stun and catch prey. Fish have no chance if a thresher shark enters its path.


Sep 5, 2013 ... Meet the thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus). The thresher shark's tail is so large that it accounts for 33 percent of the shark's total body weight.

Jul 12, 2013 ... Thresher Sharks Kill Prey with Tail. The thresher shark has one of the most dangerous tails in the ocean. It has evolved a deadly hunting tactic ...


The Thresher Shark is also known as the Alopias Vulpinus or Fox Shark. Its name comes from the sharks unusually large tail (caudal fin), which is in most cases, ...


Jul 10, 2013 ... For most sharks, the front end is the dangerous bit. Thresher sharks are the exception. They're deadly at both ends, because they've managed ...


Shark Diving with thresher sharks. Malapascua is the only place in the world you can dive with thresher sharks everyday.


Jul 10, 2013 ... Film shot by diver is the first to show thresher sharks using their tails like a whip to hunt fish in the wild.


With their enormous, curving upper lobe of the tail fin, which can be as long as the body, thresher sharks (Alopias vulpinus) are one of the most instantly ...


Thresher shark. Photo courtesy NOAA. Alopias vulpinus. These sharks are easily recognized by the long upper lobe of the caudal fin (top half of the tail), which ...